Purna Nagar

Everything you need to know about Purna Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about Purna Nagar: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Andhra girl youngest to climb Mount Everest

May 25, 2014 at 10:12 PM

Hyderabad, May 25 (IANS) A 13-year-old girl from Andhra Pradesh Sunday became the youngest female climber to scale Mount Everest.

Modi lauds Purna, Everester at 13

May 25, 2014 at 6:28 PM

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi Sunday congratulated 13-year-old Malavath Purna who became the youngest girl to scale Mount Everest.

Opinion engineering: The war of slogans (Comment) (Election Special)

April 1, 2014 at 10:29 AM

It's the type of controversy all politicians will dread, and the Bharatiya Janata Party and its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in retrospect would have regretted. The BJP's attempt to plagiarise the Shaivite chant of "Har Har Mahadev" to coin the "Har Har Modi" slogan as part of the election campaign has drawn flak from the very people the party wants to consolidate as its vote base. And understandably, this has led to a set of questions about slogan as a political device and its use during elections.

35 inmates escape from Delhi juvenile home

February 24, 2014 at 7:52 PM

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) At least 35 inmates escaped from a juvenile justice home here Monday when the security staff were shifting two of them to another home in the city, police said.

Collection agent shot at, robbed of Rs.4 lakh

January 12, 2014 at 5:52 PM

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Three unidentified attacjers riding a motorbike shot at a collection agent in the national capital and robbed him of Rs.4 lakh in cash, police said Sunday.

14-year jail terms to two rapists in Odisha

December 10, 2013 at 9:46 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) A court in Odisha handed down 14-year jail terms to two people for raping a women in a forested area of the state about two-and-a-half years ago, a lawyer said Tuesday.

Bangalore school makes learning math easy

November 13, 2013 at 11:39 PM

Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) To make learning math easy, a city school Wednesday set up an hands-on activity centre - Number Nagar - to teach its concepts and make it a rewarding experience for the young students.

Nepal to work on Everest record claims

October 29, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Kathmandu, Oct 29 (IANS) Nepal is working on a mountaineering policy to correct records, especially about Mount Everest, and to make mountaineering more organised and flawless, the government said Tuesday.

BCCI to prepare Nepal for T20 World Cup qualifiers

September 17, 2013 at 6:49 PM

Kathmandu, Sep 17 (IANS) The Nepali national team will play practice matches in New Delhi Oct 20-30 ahead of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates from Nov 15.

Nepal to tighten rules governing Everest expeditions to ward off current chaos

August 3, 2013 at 10:04 AM

London, Aug. 3 (ANI): The rules to the expeditions on the Mount Everest are reportedly going to be tightened and for the first time a government team will be located at the base camp to monitor the activities of climbers.

'Good governance should be our unwavering goal': Mukherjee

April 6, 2013 at 4:28 PM

New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said good governance should be the country's unwavering goal for it holds the key to sustainable development, inclusiveness and economic progress.

Acid attack on Maharashtra scribe, kin

March 13, 2013 at 2:46 PM

Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) A journalist and his family were victims of an acid attack by local political activists in another assault on the media in Maharashtra, an official said here Wednesday.

India urges Japan to help build country's infrastructure

January 15, 2013 at 5:21 PM

Tokyo, Jan. 15 (ANI): Indian scholars, during a visit to Tokyo, have urged Japan to play a key role to support India in its efforts to develop industrial and urban infrastructure that so far have not caught up with the pace of its economic growth.

Arrested Odisha activist's son says he was framed

December 11, 2012 at 3:04 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 11 (IANS) The son of a human rights activist, who was arrested last week in Odisha's Gajapati district for allegedly supplying arms to Maoists, has accused the police of framing him after he raised his voice against a ruling party legislator.

12 people injured in Delhi cylinder blast

November 29, 2012 at 2:31 PM

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) At least 12 people, including four women, suffered burns when an apparently leaking cooking gas cylinder burst here Thursday, police said. Three of them were in critical condition.

Duchess of York turns up for Naomi Campbell's Indian b'day bash for beau

November 6, 2012 at 12:24 PM

London, Nov. 6 (ANI): Sarah Ferguson landed in Jodhpur from Delhi amidst tight security, to attend the lavish birthday party being organised by Naomi Campbell for her Russian billionaire boyfriend Vladimir Doronin.

SC notice to centre, Odisha on coal field lease

October 15, 2012 at 8:12 PM

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central and Odisha governments on a petition seeking the cancellation of coal mining lease of a joint venture between Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) and a private company.

Kejriwal, others to burn power bills in Delhi

October 7, 2012 at 1:17 PM

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal and other members of India Against Corruption (IAC) have threatened to burn electricity bills Sunday to protest hikes in power tariff in the national capital.

18 killed as bus plunges into river

September 26, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Buldhana (Maharashtra), Sep 26 (IANS) As many as 18 passengers were killed and 18 others injured Wednesday when a Maharashtra state transport bus plunged into the Purna river, police said.

Ten killed as bus plunges into river

September 26, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Buldana (Maharashtra), Sep 26 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and many more trapped when a state transport bus plunged into the Purna river in Maharashtra's Buldana district Wednesday, police said.

Man commits suicide in Delhi

September 9, 2012 at 8:07 PM

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old labourer, hailing from Uttar Pradesh committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree's branch here, police said Sunday.

Journalist, pregnant wife attacked

July 7, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Patna, July 7 (IANS) A journalist and his pregnant wife were beaten by their landlord here over a dispute over vacating their rented house, police said Saturday.

Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)

May 26, 2012 at 8:34 PM

Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam as it completes an unbroken run of 11 years in power.

Orissa Government revives tribal art in Rayagada

May 10, 2011 at 5:46 PM

Rayagada. May 10 (ANI): Orissa Government has taken initiatives to revive the tribal Idital art form in Rayagada district by educating members of the Lanjia Saora tribe, one of the oldest communities in the state.

Now, Nepali women to work in Gulf countries

December 13, 2010 at 12:17 PM

Kathmandu, Dec 13 (ANI): Nepal has approved Terms of Reference (TOR) prepared by its Ministry of Labour and Transport Management (MoLTM) giving a green signal to Nepali women to work as domestic helpers in Gulf countries.

Tribals happy after government rejects Vedanta Group's plans for mining in Orissa

August 25, 2010 at 4:49 PM

Kalahandi (Orissa), Aug 25 (ANI): Locals of Orissa's Kalahandi district expressed their happiness on Wednesday after the Union Environment Ministry rejected plans of India-focused miner Vedanta Resources Plc to go ahead with bauxite mining in the state.

10 Railways Stations to be converted into world class stations

February 24, 2010 at 2:43 PM

New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that her Ministry has identified 10 more railway stations to be converted to world class stations.

Hardcore Maoist arrested in Orissa with huge cache of arms

February 9, 2010 at 12:34 AM

Bhubaneswar, Feb. 6 (ANI): A hardcore maoist, who is also an explosive expert, has been arrested with huge amount of arms and ammunition in Rayagada district of Orissa, police say.

Illegal sand mining affects agriculture produce in Gujarat

December 31, 2009 at 2:45 PM

Navsari (Gujarat), Dec 31 (ANI): Continuous illegal sand mining in rivers that pass through Surat are not just affecting the natural course of these rivers, but also depleting farmers' produce every year.

Darjeeling zoo, known for its rare Red Pandas, has poor security measures

September 6, 2009 at 9:46 PM

Darjeeling (West Bengal), Sep 6(ANI): The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan zoological park in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, which is known for its Red Pandas, lacks security measures, which a zoo of any international caliber is expected to have.

Delhi Metro bridge tragedy: Police registers case against builders

July 12, 2009 at 1:57 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Delhi Police on Sunday registered a case against the contractor, supervisor and construction company Gammon India Limited after an under-construction Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in the Lajpat Nagar area of South Delhi this morning.

Delhi Metro bridge collapse, five killed (Lead: Delhi bridge collapse)

July 12, 2009 at 1:32 PM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): At least five labourers were killed and 20 others injured when an under-construction Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in Lajpat Nagar area in South Delhi early this morning.

Delhi Metro bridge collapse, three killed

July 12, 2009 at 10:24 AM

New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): At least three labourers were killed and seven others injured when an under-construction Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) flyover collapsed in Lajpat Nagar area in South Delhi early this morning.

Nepal President intensifies consultations on issuing ordinances

February 3, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Kathmandu, Feb 3 (ANI) Nepal President Dr Ram Baran Yadav today met several experts on promulgation of ordinances.

Mediapersons hold candlelight peace march

December 26, 2008 at 9:21 PM

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Holding candles in their hands, more than 500 people, primarily mediapersons and Muslim intellectuals gathered in the capital Friday evening to voice their anguish over the Nov 26 terror attacks in Mumbai and to express solidarity with the victims on the one-month anniversary.

Two shops gutted in Delhi fire

December 25, 2008 at 2:22 PM

New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Two shops were gutted Thursday in a fire in a south Delhi market. There were no casualties, officials said.

Malegaon accused gets further custody in Purna blast case

November 25, 2008 at 8:10 PM

Purna (Maharashtra), Nov 25 (IANS) A local court Tuesday extended the police custody of Malegaon blast accused Rakesh Dhawde by three days to facilitate further investigation of his role in a blast that took place here in 2004.

Malegaon blast accused Dhawde produced in court

November 11, 2008 at 10:28 PM

Parbhani (Maharashtra), Nov 11 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) of the Maharashtra police Tuesday produced key Malegaon bomb blast accused Rakesh Dhawde before a court here in connection with terror crimes committed here and in nearby towns during 2003-04.